Examples of vip in a Sentence
I was treated like a VIP at the reception.
the VIPs insisted on being seated in the restaurant's private dining room
Origin and Etymology of vip
First Known Use: 1933See Words from the same year
Synonymsbig name, cause célèbre (also cause celebre), celeb, figure, icon (also ikon), light, luminary, megastar, name, notability, notable, notoriety, personage, personality, somebody, standout, star, superstar, celebrity
Related Wordsfavorite, heartthrob, hero, idol; demigod, dignitary, eminence, immortal, monument, pillar, worthy; baron, big shot, bigwig, kahuna, magnate, mogul, nabob, panjandrum
Near Antonymslightweight, mediocrity; has-been
VIP Defined for English Language Learners
medical Definition of VIP
- Although hypokalemia and acidosis are classically associated with secretion of vasoactive intestinal polypeptide (VIP) by a neuroendocrine tumor, electrolyte abnormalities occur in other forms of chronic diarrhea.
- —Roger Kapoor et al., The New England Journal of Medicine, 5 Feb. 2009
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